Advances in Microfluidic Technology Driven by Materials
Dong-Pyo Kim, POSTECH (Pohang University of Science & Technology), Korea
Advanced microreaction technologies have been achieved the best by chemistry and engineering together, rather than either alone. This talk shows typical cases of innovative microreactor systems and process intensification by adopting multifunctional phenomena of materials and the specialty as well as by embracing newly emerging fabrication methods.
Dong-Pyo Kim is a professor of POSTECH and director of Center for Intelligent Microprocess of Pharmaceutical Synthesis. He obtained PhD in Chemistry at Temple University in 1991, then post-doctoral research in University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (Materials S.E.), and came to Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology as a senior researcher. Prior to POSTECH at 2012, he had worked in Applied Chemistry at Chungnam National University for 17 years. His research has been based on materials chemistry of silicon-based resin. Since 2004, he has devoted to a microreaction field, currently covered the reactor design, fabrication as well as continuous-flow syntheses in organics, polymers and nanomaterials. He has published > 250 peer-reviewed papers and 30 patents. He received Academic Excellence Award by Korean Chemical Society (2017), POSTECHian Scientist of the Year (2016), The Great Scientist Award (2016) and Best 100 Scientific Achievement (2014, 2007) by National Research Foundation.